|Definition|| : ||British Columbia
|Category|| : ||Regional States & Districts
|Country/Region|| : ||Canada
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What does BC mean?
British Columbia (B.C. or BC)is the westernmost of Canada’s provinces and is known for its natural beauty, as reflected in its Latin motto, Splendor sine occasu (“Splendour without Diminishment”). Its name was chosen by Queen Victoria in 1858. In 1871, it became the sixth province of Canada.The capital of British Columbia is Victoria, the fifteenth largest metropolitan region in Canada.